I'm on Ubuntu 16.10 and using TexLive from the default Ubuntu repo. I'm trying to use the package
sansmath. Looking with
kpsewhich comes back blank. So I try
tlmgr install sansmath and (with/without
Cannot determine type of tlpdb from /home/hercynian/texmf! cannot setup TLPDB in /home/hercynian/texmf at /usr/bin/tlmgr line 5713.
Looking around this site, I see older posts giving dire warnings of using the default Ubuntu repo versions of TexLive, as it is very out of date. If this is still true (I've installed
texlive full) should I uninstall then hand-install from latest-greatest? Please advise.